Shiro Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘castle’; another pronunciation of the character for the surname Jo (see Jo).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Spiro, Oshiro, Schiro, Shim, Chino, Shiba, Shor, Saito, Shin, Shiroma

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Shiro Family Origin

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Shiro Family Occupations

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  • Enumerator No. 7

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Painter

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shiro family was Painter. Enumerator No. 7 and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shiro. The most common Shiro occupation in the USA was Enumerator No. 7. 33% of Shiro's were Enumerator No. 7s.

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Shiro Historical Records

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Shiro Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Shiro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shiro in 1964 was 83, and 52 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shiro

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